William J. Matthews, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Department of Student Development

B.A., Massachusetts Amherst, 1974
M.A., Connecticut, 1977
Ph.D., 1979

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

Professional Interests: 

School Psychology, and Research Methodology, with Specific Interest in the Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention of Problems in Early Literacy and Behavioral Problems in At-Risk Elementary School Children; Teacher Expectancy and Self-Efficacy as It Relates to Effective Classroom Performance; Developing Effective Data-Based Instructional Support Teams in School Settings.